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Qatar Expressway

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One of the world’s largest road and infrastructure projects

Public Works Authority of Qatar


Project Details

  • One of the world’s largest road infrastructure projects currently in construction
  • Driven by Qatar National Vision 2030 and catering to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Qatar Expressway Program will deliver a world-class new and upgraded road infrastructure network designed to improve highway capacity, connectivity and safety to meet current and future demands of population and economic growth
  • Spread across 78 major projects, the Expressway Program will deliver more than 800 kilometers of new or upgraded roads and more than 200 interchanges
  • The Expressway Program network spans the entire State of Qatar, providing new north-south and east-west connections, connecting cities, ports, major expressways and industrial areas

Project Highlights

  • An expansive and efficient road network in support of the 2022 FIFA World Cup delivered 4 years in advance
  • Engineering News Record 2018 Global Best Project Award recipient for the for one of the world’s largest road and infrastructure projects
  • New and upgraded roads, ranging from two to fourteen lanes wide
  • Implementation of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for a safer road network
  • Pedestrian and cycle path network to encourage healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Six million tons of asphalt laid in 2017 amidst a regional blockade
  • Two additions to Doha's skyline, the Arches, which stands more than 100 meters tall over one of the project's interchanges
  • Robust and reliable underground utilities including storm water networks, electrical services, telecommunications and surveillance
  • 08 Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) achieved
  • A workforce of more than 55,000 people from over 30 countries
  • 44,000 health screenings for staff and workers conducted
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